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Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Crickhollow Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, In : Children's 
 
Crickhollow Books is an independent book publisher of quality nonfiction and fiction, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We publish titles for adult and young readers - appealing, effective, and influential books with a lasting, positive impact. Although we aren't exclusively Midwestern in subject matter, we are Midwestern in spirit. Our books are neighborly, down-to-earth, and practical, but always have time to share ...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Contest 
SPS Studios Poetry Card Contest
 
Announces Its Nineteenth Biannual Poetry Card Contest
Deadline: December 31, 2011
1st prize: $300 * 2nd prize: $150 * 3rd prize: $50
 
In addition, the winning poems will be displayed on our website sps.com.
 
Entry is Free
 
Poetry Contest Guidelines:
Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. We suggest that you write abou...

Continue reading ...
 

Cream City Review Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 28, 2011, In : Contest 
Cream City Review Contests
http://www.creamcityreview.org/submit/#contests   
---
$15 ENTRY FEE
Deadline December 31, 2011. Cream City Review sponsors three annual contests judged by established writers: the A. David Schwartz Fiction Prize; the Beau Boudreaux Poetry Prize; and the David B. Saunders Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Limit 30 pages or five poems. Prize: $1,000 plus publication in each category.


from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Little Red Tree - International Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 27, 2011, In : Contest 
Little Red Tree - International Poetry Prize
 
Little Red Tree Publishing is proud to announce the launch of the second International Poetry Prize, with a first prize of $1,000, runner-up $250 with $50 to 5 finalists. The prizewinner, runner-up and third place will feature prominently, with full biography, in a special collection called The Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2011 Anthology. The...

Continue reading ...
 

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 26, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Contest
http://manzapress.com/submission-guidelines

$10 ENTRY FEE FOR TWO SUBMISSIONS Deadline December 31, 2011. Entries should incorporate wine, cheese, and/or chocolate in an elegant way. There are three prize categories: poetry, prose, and art/photography. Prizes will be awarded in each category:

1st Prize = $200
2nd Prize = $100
Honorable Mentions: Will be included in the publication and receive two copies of the book

All prize-winn...

Continue reading ...
 

Smithsonian Magazine's The Last Page Humor Column

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 25, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
Smithsonian Magazine's The Last Page Humor Column 
 
The Last Page is a monthly column that aims at humor. Its length runs between 500 and 650 words. Because of the difficulty in judging humor by proposal, we require submission of a completed manuscript. The Web submission form's proposal text box will accommodate a manuscript and cover letter. Payment for the column is $1,000, and there is no kill fee.
 
The article should be amusing and the tone genial - a story rather than a list of jo...

Continue reading ...
 

Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
 Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is seeking submissions
 
Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is currently accepting submissions for it's second volume. As a series dedicated to socially engaged literature, this collection caters to works often ignored by mainstream publishers, thereby representing a milestone in women's publishing.

The Institute welcomes submissions for Volume II of a new series dedicated to sociall...

Continue reading ...
 

Reader's Digest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
Reader's Digest, USA
http://goo.gl/9ApM2

Monthly magazine targeted to 5.5 million time-starved, family-centric subscribers and retail consumers. Accepts queries for dramatic narratives, articles about everyday heroes, crime dramas, adventure stories. High-paying market. Also pays $100 to $300 for jokes and anecdotes.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

www.chickensoup.com

Whether we consider ourselves to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu or any other religion, our belief in a higher power directs our lives and our thoughts. Everyone's "faith story" is different. Some of us find faith late in life. Others lose their faith after a tragic event or spiritual dry spell, only to rediscover it through a divine nudge. Faith can appear quickly or build up over time. It can hit us lik...

Continue reading ...
 

Kansas Writers Association 2011 Prose and Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 20, 2011, In : Contest 
 

Kansas Writers Association 2011 Prose and Poetry Contest

Entries Accepted Aug. 1 - Dec. 31, 2011

Many thanks to our sponsor, Susan's Floral, for supposrting the 2011 KWA Contest
FEES Per Entry: Adult KWA Member, $5, Nonmember Adult (over 18): $8. College students (full time, any age): $5, Youth (Grades K-12): $2.50
PRIZES: First Place: $50, Second Place $25, Third Place, $10
Honorable Mention certificates will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.

Categories

ADULT DIVISION – PROSE...

Continue reading ...
 

Catch a Star Theatrical Players Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 19, 2011, In : Contest 
Catch a Star Theatrical Players Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE One-Act Playwriting Competition.  Aspiring playwrights of all ages who reside within the United States are invited to submit their unpublished works. All styles and genres are welcome. Top plays will be showcased at the 2012 One Act festival to be held in Beaumont, CA. The top ten plays and authors will be listed on CAST Players website through December 31, 2012.  The top six plays will each receive $100 an...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 18, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids
www.chickensoup.com

Where do your children find the inner strength to stay positive in these challenging times? The world today is fast-paced and filled with choices, temptations and challenges. The values that children, ages 7 to 12 , learn today will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We are looking for stories that show children how to make good choices... even when no one is looking, respect t...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2011 Sixth Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Contest 
 
SouthWest Writers 2011 Sixth Bi-Monthly Writing Contest
A Poem about the Southwest
 
 
You don't necessarily have to write "about" the Southwest. You just have to make sure there is at least some Southwestern imagery in the poem. No word or page limit.
 
Postmark deadline: December 31, 2011. Please include your contact information (address, phone and email) and permission to publish or not on a separate sheet. Do not include a...

Continue reading ...
 

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
BORDERLANDS: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas that published poetry along with photographs, reviews and essays.

Submission deadline for the Summer 2012 issue is December 15, 2011

Please submit a maximum of four outwardly directed poems that exhibits social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms. Payment is one copy.

http://www.borderlands.org/guidelines.html  


Continue reading ...
 

Candice Pope anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Author Candace Pope is accepting submissions for a compilation of true stories from people who have been blessed and comforted by God through animals and nature, especially after loss (death of a loved one, divorce, health, earthly possessions).
 
Guidelines: Story length 900 to 1500 words. First-person narrative. If your story is selected, you will receive a free book upon publication. If your story is of a sensitive nature, such as related to divorce or financial loss, and you wish to re...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

This book will be written by Dr. Julie Silver of Harvard Medical School and will contain both medical information and inspirational stories. We encourage people with breast cancer and their family members and friends to submit stories no longer than 1200 words to this important book title. From the fear at the initial diagnosis to the hopefully, positive "cancer free" diagnosis at the end of trea...

Continue reading ...
 

2011 Anderbo Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 13, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 Anderbo Poetry Prize
http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2011.html

Submit up to six unpublished poems
Postmark Deadline: December 15
 
from: www.winningwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 12, 2011, In : Contest 
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline: December 15
Subject and Form: Poet's Choice
Line Limit: 40 Lines
Prizes:   $50   $30   $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of eah poem - one with...

Continue reading ...
 

Living Word Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 11, 2011,
Living Word Literary Agency
http://livingwordliterary.wordpress.com

It is the goal of Living Word to represent the works of authors dedicated to fulfilling God’s promise of purpose, hope, and healing. To bring new and talented writers to the attention of Publishers best suited to their heart and message. And to encourage and promote fledgling newcomers, building a strong foundation of integrity and respect through growing relationships within the publishing industry.
 
Submit an initial ...

Continue reading ...
 

Persimmon Tree magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.

We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by one or more poets, and the work of one visual artist. The magazine is published quarterly, in association with Mills College.

We welcome previously unpublished fiction and nonfiction pieces under 3...

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
WRITERS' Journal
 
CURRENT NEEDS: "Our audience wants to learn how to become better writers and seek advice on how to get published. Pay is usually $30.00 and a one-year subscription for articles between 1,000 and 2,000 words. Also publishes fillers of up to 200 words. Pay for fillers is $5-$10 plus a complimentary issue.
 
from: www.writersweekly.com


Continue reading ...
 

Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, In : Contest 
Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest
 
Format: send two copies of each poem, include category and name of poem on both copies in left corner; on one copy include name and address in right corner.
Limits: poems should be 36 or fewer lines. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish in any category. Poems will not be returned. Poets retain the rights to their poems.
Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2011
 
Categories:
1. Rhymed or blank verse, any s...

Continue reading ...
 

Cool Well Press: Eternal Love Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 7, 2011,
 
Cool Well Press: Eternal Love Anthology
 
Valentine's Day was first celebrated in 496 A.D., and was done in remembrance of the martyrs who opposed Ancient Rome. They were known as Martyr Valentinus, which in Latin means those who are worthy, powerful, and strong. Over the centuries, Valentine's Day has come to represent a time when intimate companions show their love and affection. It also serves to remind us of l...

Continue reading ...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 6, 2011, In : Contest 
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
http://www.stlwritersguild.org/zfiles/calendarprograms/contests/shortstory/shortstory.php
---
$15 ENTRY FEE
Writers do not need to be a member of the Guild in order to participate in this contest. Any topic is allowed, but works that include pornography, extreme violence, racism, and/or other content that is not appropriate for a mainstream literary audience are not eligible. Limit: 3,000 words. Deadline Decembe...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 5, 2011, In : Contest 
Writer's Digest Poetry Awards
Deadline: December 1, 2011
 
We’re pleased to announce the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets! Regardless of style—rhyming, free verse, haiku and more—if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all. The entry fee is $15 for the first poem submitted and $10 for each additional poem. You may enter as many poems as you wish. Prizes
  • First Place: $500 and a trip to the Writer’...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 4, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 
 
From Thriving Family Magazine editor, Sheila Seifert:

Beginning next week, around November 9, 2011, we will begin posting our Family Stages and Family Living requests at ThrivingFamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions. At that URL, you will find our requests and also links to our free subscription, writers’ guidelines, and a themes’ list. Our tentative plan will be to make posts for Family Stages articles on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and other article needs on Tuesdays and Thurs...

Continue reading ...
 

Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say...again!

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 3, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 

Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say...again!
  
Your challenge this month is to create a funny birthday card that can be sent to anyone, and here’s the NEW RULE:
 
You cannot use these three words in any way, shape or form: OLD, SPECIAL, or PARTY

  
If you use any of the banned words, you will be disqualified.
Watch what you say, because we’ll be reading these very closely.

  
Use a photo or a design with your original writing to make a card that would work for anyone.
  
You can enter three t...


Continue reading ...
 

New Literary Agent for Christian Authors

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Literary Agency 
 
Barbara Scott at Wordserve Literary (www.wordserveliterary.com) is seeking new authors to represent.
 
She is seeking:

Adult Fiction
: Full-length fiction, 65,000 to 100,000 words. General market or Christian market. Genres: Women's, Romance, Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Romantic Suspense, Historical, Family Saga, Amish, Political Thrillers, Mainstream, Supernatural/Speculative, including End Times. Short contemporary and historical fiction, 40,000 to 65,000 ...

Continue reading ...
 

The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Contest 
 
The Mona Schreiber Prize For Humorous Fiction And Nonfiction
http://www.bradschreiber.com/mona.htm
---
$5 ENTRY FEE
Limit 750 words. All entries must be postmarked by December 1 for a December 24 announcement of three winners: 1st: $500.
2nd: $250. 3rd: $100. Entries are not returned and must be unpublished. Winners will have their entries posted on
www.brashcyber.com. All other rights belong to the authors. Humor is subjective. Uniqueness is suggested. Weirdness...

Continue reading ...
 
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Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Crickhollow Books

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, In : Children's 
 
Crickhollow Books is an independent book publisher of quality nonfiction and fiction, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We publish titles for adult and young readers - appealing, effective, and influential books with a lasting, positive impact. Although we aren't exclusively Midwestern in subject matter, we are Midwestern in spirit. Our books are neighborly, down-to-earth, and practical, but always have time to share ...

Continue reading ...
 

SPS Studios Poetry Card Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Contest 
SPS Studios Poetry Card Contest
 
Announces Its Nineteenth Biannual Poetry Card Contest
Deadline: December 31, 2011
1st prize: $300 * 2nd prize: $150 * 3rd prize: $50
 
In addition, the winning poems will be displayed on our website sps.com.
 
Entry is Free
 
Poetry Contest Guidelines:
Poems can be rhyming or non-rhyming, although we find that non-rhyming poetry reads better. We suggest that you write abou...

Continue reading ...
 

Cream City Review Contests

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 28, 2011, In : Contest 
Cream City Review Contests
http://www.creamcityreview.org/submit/#contests   
---
$15 ENTRY FEE
Deadline December 31, 2011. Cream City Review sponsors three annual contests judged by established writers: the A. David Schwartz Fiction Prize; the Beau Boudreaux Poetry Prize; and the David B. Saunders Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Limit 30 pages or five poems. Prize: $1,000 plus publication in each category.


from: www.fundsforwriters.com

Continue reading ...
 

Little Red Tree - International Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 27, 2011, In : Contest 
Little Red Tree - International Poetry Prize
 
Little Red Tree Publishing is proud to announce the launch of the second International Poetry Prize, with a first prize of $1,000, runner-up $250 with $50 to 5 finalists. The prizewinner, runner-up and third place will feature prominently, with full biography, in a special collection called The Little Red Tree International Poetry Prize 2011 Anthology. The...

Continue reading ...
 

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 26, 2011, In : Contest 
 
Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Contest
http://manzapress.com/submission-guidelines

$10 ENTRY FEE FOR TWO SUBMISSIONS Deadline December 31, 2011. Entries should incorporate wine, cheese, and/or chocolate in an elegant way. There are three prize categories: poetry, prose, and art/photography. Prizes will be awarded in each category:

1st Prize = $200
2nd Prize = $100
Honorable Mentions: Will be included in the publication and receive two copies of the book

All prize-winn...

Continue reading ...
 

Smithsonian Magazine's The Last Page Humor Column

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 25, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
Smithsonian Magazine's The Last Page Humor Column 
 
The Last Page is a monthly column that aims at humor. Its length runs between 500 and 650 words. Because of the difficulty in judging humor by proposal, we require submission of a completed manuscript. The Web submission form's proposal text box will accommodate a manuscript and cover letter. Payment for the column is $1,000, and there is no kill fee.
 
The article should be amusing and the tone genial - a story rather than a list of jo...

Continue reading ...
 

Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
 Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is seeking submissions
 
Magnolia: A Journal of Women's Literature is currently accepting submissions for it's second volume. As a series dedicated to socially engaged literature, this collection caters to works often ignored by mainstream publishers, thereby representing a milestone in women's publishing.

The Institute welcomes submissions for Volume II of a new series dedicated to sociall...

Continue reading ...
 

Reader's Digest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
Reader's Digest, USA
http://goo.gl/9ApM2

Monthly magazine targeted to 5.5 million time-starved, family-centric subscribers and retail consumers. Accepts queries for dramatic narratives, articles about everyday heroes, crime dramas, adventure stories. High-paying market. Also pays $100 to $300 for jokes and anecdotes.

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 21, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith

www.chickensoup.com

Whether we consider ourselves to be Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu or any other religion, our belief in a higher power directs our lives and our thoughts. Everyone's "faith story" is different. Some of us find faith late in life. Others lose their faith after a tragic event or spiritual dry spell, only to rediscover it through a divine nudge. Faith can appear quickly or build up over time. It can hit us lik...

Continue reading ...
 

Kansas Writers Association 2011 Prose and Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 20, 2011, In : Contest 
 

Kansas Writers Association 2011 Prose and Poetry Contest

Entries Accepted Aug. 1 - Dec. 31, 2011

Many thanks to our sponsor, Susan's Floral, for supposrting the 2011 KWA Contest
FEES Per Entry: Adult KWA Member, $5, Nonmember Adult (over 18): $8. College students (full time, any age): $5, Youth (Grades K-12): $2.50
PRIZES: First Place: $50, Second Place $25, Third Place, $10
Honorable Mention certificates will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.

Categories

ADULT DIVISION – PROSE...

Continue reading ...
 

Catch a Star Theatrical Players Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 19, 2011, In : Contest 
Catch a Star Theatrical Players Contest
 
$10 ENTRY FEE One-Act Playwriting Competition.  Aspiring playwrights of all ages who reside within the United States are invited to submit their unpublished works. All styles and genres are welcome. Top plays will be showcased at the 2012 One Act festival to be held in Beaumont, CA. The top ten plays and authors will be listed on CAST Players website through December 31, 2012.  The top six plays will each receive $100 an...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 18, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids
www.chickensoup.com

Where do your children find the inner strength to stay positive in these challenging times? The world today is fast-paced and filled with choices, temptations and challenges. The values that children, ages 7 to 12 , learn today will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We are looking for stories that show children how to make good choices... even when no one is looking, respect t...

Continue reading ...
 

SouthWest Writers 2011 Sixth Bi-Monthly Writing Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Contest 
 
SouthWest Writers 2011 Sixth Bi-Monthly Writing Contest
A Poem about the Southwest
 
 
You don't necessarily have to write "about" the Southwest. You just have to make sure there is at least some Southwestern imagery in the poem. No word or page limit.
 
Postmark deadline: December 31, 2011. Please include your contact information (address, phone and email) and permission to publish or not on a separate sheet. Do not include a...

Continue reading ...
 

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
BORDERLANDS: Texas Poetry Review is a literary journal based in Austin, Texas that published poetry along with photographs, reviews and essays.

Submission deadline for the Summer 2012 issue is December 15, 2011

Please submit a maximum of four outwardly directed poems that exhibits social, political, geographical, historical or spiritual awareness. We are open to traditional and experimental forms. Payment is one copy.

http://www.borderlands.org/guidelines.html  


Continue reading ...
 

Candice Pope anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Author Candace Pope is accepting submissions for a compilation of true stories from people who have been blessed and comforted by God through animals and nature, especially after loss (death of a loved one, divorce, health, earthly possessions).
 
Guidelines: Story length 900 to 1500 words. First-person narrative. If your story is selected, you will receive a free book upon publication. If your story is of a sensitive nature, such as related to divorce or financial loss, and you wish to re...

Continue reading ...
 

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope & Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Nonfiction Anthology 
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Healing for Your Breast Cancer Journey

This book will be written by Dr. Julie Silver of Harvard Medical School and will contain both medical information and inspirational stories. We encourage people with breast cancer and their family members and friends to submit stories no longer than 1200 words to this important book title. From the fear at the initial diagnosis to the hopefully, positive "cancer free" diagnosis at the end of trea...

Continue reading ...
 

2011 Anderbo Poetry Prize

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 13, 2011, In : Contest 
2011 Anderbo Poetry Prize
http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/anderprize2011.html

Submit up to six unpublished poems
Postmark Deadline: December 15
 
from: www.winningwriters.com


Continue reading ...
 

Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 12, 2011, In : Contest 
Massachusetts State Poetry Society Contest
http://mastatepoetrysociety.tripod.com/id14.html

ARTHUR (SKIP) POTTER MEMORIAL CONTEST

Deadline: December 15
Subject and Form: Poet's Choice
Line Limit: 40 Lines
Prizes:   $50   $30   $20
Poems entered must be original (written by entrant) and MAY have been previously published.

Contests are open to all poets.
Poets may enter as many poems as they wish but only one prize may be won by any poet.
Entry Fee is $3.00 per poem.
Send two copies of eah poem - one with...

Continue reading ...
 

Living Word Literary Agency

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 11, 2011,
Living Word Literary Agency
http://livingwordliterary.wordpress.com

It is the goal of Living Word to represent the works of authors dedicated to fulfilling God’s promise of purpose, hope, and healing. To bring new and talented writers to the attention of Publishers best suited to their heart and message. And to encourage and promote fledgling newcomers, building a strong foundation of integrity and respect through growing relationships within the publishing industry.
 
Submit an initial ...

Continue reading ...
 

Persimmon Tree magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Literary Journal 
Persimmon Tree’s mission is to bring the creativity and talent of women over sixty to a wide audience of readers of all ages.

We are looking for work that reveals rich experience and a variety of perspectives. Each issue of the magazine will include several fiction and nonfiction pieces, poetry by one or more poets, and the work of one visual artist. The magazine is published quarterly, in association with Mills College.

We welcome previously unpublished fiction and nonfiction pieces under 3...

Continue reading ...
 

WRITERS' Journal

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, In : Print Magazine 
WRITERS' Journal
 
CURRENT NEEDS: "Our audience wants to learn how to become better writers and seek advice on how to get published. Pay is usually $30.00 and a one-year subscription for articles between 1,000 and 2,000 words. Also publishes fillers of up to 200 words. Pay for fillers is $5-$10 plus a complimentary issue.
 
from: www.writersweekly.com


Continue reading ...
 

Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, In : Contest 
Lebanon Poets' Society 5th Annual Poetry Contest
 
Format: send two copies of each poem, include category and name of poem on both copies in left corner; on one copy include name and address in right corner.
Limits: poems should be 36 or fewer lines. Poets may enter as many poems as they wish in any category. Poems will not be returned. Poets retain the rights to their poems.
Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2011
 
Categories:
1. Rhymed or blank verse, any s...

Continue reading ...
 

Cool Well Press: Eternal Love Anthology

Posted by Sally Clark on Monday, November 7, 2011,
 
Cool Well Press: Eternal Love Anthology
 
Valentine's Day was first celebrated in 496 A.D., and was done in remembrance of the martyrs who opposed Ancient Rome. They were known as Martyr Valentinus, which in Latin means those who are worthy, powerful, and strong. Over the centuries, Valentine's Day has come to represent a time when intimate companions show their love and affection. It also serves to remind us of l...

Continue reading ...
 

St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest

Posted by Sally Clark on Sunday, November 6, 2011, In : Contest 
 
St. Louis Writers Guild Annual Short Story Contest
http://www.stlwritersguild.org/zfiles/calendarprograms/contests/shortstory/shortstory.php
---
$15 ENTRY FEE
Writers do not need to be a member of the Guild in order to participate in this contest. Any topic is allowed, but works that include pornography, extreme violence, racism, and/or other content that is not appropriate for a mainstream literary audience are not eligible. Limit: 3,000 words. Deadline Decembe...

Continue reading ...
 

Writer's Digest Poetry Awards

Posted by Sally Clark on Saturday, November 5, 2011, In : Contest 
Writer's Digest Poetry Awards
Deadline: December 1, 2011
 
We’re pleased to announce the only Writer’s Digest competition exclusively for poets! Regardless of style—rhyming, free verse, haiku and more—if your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all. The entry fee is $15 for the first poem submitted and $10 for each additional poem. You may enter as many poems as you wish. Prizes
  • First Place: $500 and a trip to the Writer’...

Continue reading ...
 

Thriving Family Magazine

Posted by Sally Clark on Friday, November 4, 2011, In : Christian Online Magazine 
 
From Thriving Family Magazine editor, Sheila Seifert:

Beginning next week, around November 9, 2011, we will begin posting our Family Stages and Family Living requests at ThrivingFamily.com/extra/call-for-submissions. At that URL, you will find our requests and also links to our free subscription, writers’ guidelines, and a themes’ list. Our tentative plan will be to make posts for Family Stages articles on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and other article needs on Tuesdays and Thurs...

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Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say...again!

Posted by Sally Clark on Thursday, November 3, 2011, In : Greeting Cards 

Hallmark Cards: Watch What You Say...again!
  
Your challenge this month is to create a funny birthday card that can be sent to anyone, and here’s the NEW RULE:
 
You cannot use these three words in any way, shape or form: OLD, SPECIAL, or PARTY

  
If you use any of the banned words, you will be disqualified.
Watch what you say, because we’ll be reading these very closely.

  
Use a photo or a design with your original writing to make a card that would work for anyone.
  
You can enter three t...


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New Literary Agent for Christian Authors

Posted by Sally Clark on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Literary Agency 
 
Barbara Scott at Wordserve Literary (www.wordserveliterary.com) is seeking new authors to represent.
 
She is seeking:

Adult Fiction
: Full-length fiction, 65,000 to 100,000 words. General market or Christian market. Genres: Women's, Romance, Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Romantic Suspense, Historical, Family Saga, Amish, Political Thrillers, Mainstream, Supernatural/Speculative, including End Times. Short contemporary and historical fiction, 40,000 to 65,000 ...

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The Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction

Posted by Sally Clark on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Contest 
 
The Mona Schreiber Prize For Humorous Fiction And Nonfiction
http://www.bradschreiber.com/mona.htm
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$5 ENTRY FEE
Limit 750 words. All entries must be postmarked by December 1 for a December 24 announcement of three winners: 1st: $500.
2nd: $250. 3rd: $100. Entries are not returned and must be unpublished. Winners will have their entries posted on
www.brashcyber.com. All other rights belong to the authors. Humor is subjective. Uniqueness is suggested. Weirdness...

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Sally Clark Like finding shells on the beach, I love doing market research! And what I find, I love to share! I write in a variety of genres including children's, Christian, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, so these post follow along those lines. Check out my web site: www.sallyclark.info, for more about me.
 
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